A Florida quit claim deed grants a property owner the ability to transfer rights and ownership of their property to another party. The document does not guarantee the title’s status or the seller’s ownership, so it works best between trusted parties.
Laws & Requirements
Statute: Florida Statutes Chapter 689 and Chapter 695: Although Florida law provides that warranty deeds require specific language, it does not contain any requirements for specific quit claim deeds language.
Signing Requirements: Florida Statutes Section 689.01 and Section 695.26: A quit claim deed in Florida needs to be signed by the grantor before a notary public or certain other public officials and two witnesses.
Recording Requirements: Clerks of County Courts: Each county may have its requirements, such as a self-addressed stamped envelope and a Property Transfer Information form to be submitted with the deed. When recording a document, you will need to pay a recording fee in most counties.
Transfer Tax: Yes. Documentary Stamp Tax: In most counties, the tax rate is $0.70 per $100 of the total consideration paid. For Miami-Dade County, the tax rate differs depending on the residence type.